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Old 10-13-2011, 03:56 PM   #1
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Snails dying off..

So we had a few margirita,turbo,and 1 chestnut snail in our 50gal fish only tank.They seemed fine but now they have all died but our zebra snails and 1 turbo snail.Our fish are seem to be fine.Has anyone else have this issue before?

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Old 10-14-2011, 01:52 PM   #2
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I have had the same problem. They seem to be sensitive to high NO3. I have also seen my hermits dining on them but I don't know if the hermits kill them or just eating snails that died from other causes.

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Old 10-14-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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What are your levels like?? Crawdad is right. They are very sensative to high nitrate levels as well as hermits. Depending how high it gets it will poison your fish too. Im fighting high nitrate levels as we speak. Very stressful..
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Old 10-23-2011, 09:30 PM   #4
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I seem to have the same issue with my turbo snails but my nitrates are only 15 ppm
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Old 10-24-2011, 07:09 AM   #6
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Margarita snails dont last long in aquariums, they like cooler waters like seahorses
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Old 10-25-2011, 05:33 PM   #7
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plus a lot of snails cant right themselves after a fall.

Old Chinese proverb:
Don't go to bed with ichy bum
wake up with smelly finger!!
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